Ballycroy National Park

Ballycroy National Park, Ballycroy, Mayo, Southern Ireland

Ballycroy National Park is located in the Owenduff/Nephin Mountains area of the Barony of Erris in northwest County Mayo, Ireland. It is one of the largest expanses of peatland in Europe, consisting of 117.79 square kilometres of Atlantic blanket bog. It is a unique habitat with a diverse flora and fauna. It was established as a national park on 1 November 1998. The area of the park is a candidate Special Area of Conservation (cSAC) as part of a site known as the Owenduff/Nephin Complex. It is also a Special Protection Area and part of the Natura 2000 network.

Opening Times
Visitors Centre
Opening Hours: 10.00 - 17:30
Mid-March - 4th November
Ginger & Wild Cafe
Opening Hours: 10.00 - 17:00
Mid-March - 4th November

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